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Michigan Opera Theatre is excited to announce its 2019-20 season! Learn more

Upcoming Performances


The Secret World of Og

March 23, 2019
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MOT Children’s Chorus presents! A group of siblings venture into the dark subterranean world of the Ogs to rescue their baby brother and cat.

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Hansel & Gretel

April 6 - 14, 2019
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MOT Premiere! The classic Brothers Grimm fairytale like you’ve never seen it before with award-winning puppetry by Basil Twist!

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The Grapes of Wrath

May 11 - 19, 2019
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This heart-wrenching opera, based on the classic novel by John Steinbeck, tells the story of the Joad family on their quest for survival during the 1930s Dust Bowl.

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Martha Graham Company

April 26-27
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The oldest and most celebrated modern dance company in America comes to Ann Arbor's Power Center.

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Hansel and Gretel: Puppets Amplify Fantasy of Classic Fairy Tale

It’s a tale as old as time. A young brother and sister are driven from their poverty-stricken family to fend for themselves in the woods, only to be...

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Reviews: Alvin Ailey

I thought the performance was outstanding! Every year I am eagerly awaiting Alvin Ailey’s visit to Detroit and this year was an absolute treat!

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MOT’s ‘Candide’ sparkles with phun and philosophy

DETROIT, Mich. –Candide might just be the very first story where the protagonist should have just yelled, “Bring it on!” to an overt barrage of extremely negative and harrowing life experiences.

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Reviews: Candide

I thought the opera was a marvel. The singing was superb, the staging was clever and magical, the orchestra was wonderful, the chorus was strong and stayed strong through a kajillion costume changes.

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